Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Tag: BLM

Remembering Miami’s music man pioneer, Bernie Mackey, part 7

Bernard “Bernie” Arthurneal Mackey, a singer and guitarist for the Ink Spots, a famed quartet of the ‘30s and ‘40s, was a Black trailblazer,...

Theodore Gibson, a legacy of change in Miami’s Black community, Part...

Nearly 40 years after his death, celebrated civil rights icon Rev. Theodore Gibson remains an influential figure in Miami’s Black history.  Today, Gibson, who died...

Richard E.S. Toomey set the path for Miami’s lawyers, Part 4

In 1913  Richard E.S. Toomey would walk from Overtown, then known as Colored Town, to the Miami-Dade County Court House on Flagler Street to...

Newsbreak, March 12, 2021

It’s been a whole year since the COVID shutdown and mere hours since the latest COVID bill was signed into law. In President Biden’s...

Lawson E. Thomas, the first Black judge in the South...

Lawson E. Thomas is more than just a name in a courthouse. Lawson was the first Black judge in the South since Reconstruction and...

Newsbreak, March 10, 2021

There's more jury selection in the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, the House passes a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and South...

Newsbreak, March 9, 2021

The stimulus bill moves back to the House with the $15 minimum wage removed, those vaccinated against COVID-19 have new freedoms, and Kobe Bryant's...

Giving back is Bam Adebayo’s daily endgame

Miami Heat center Edrice Femi “Bam” Adebayo grew up in a North Carolina trailer with his single-parent mother. He keeps a photo of it...

Washington, D.C. becomes the Green Zone during inauguration

Some people may believe that moving from Miami to Washington, D.C. the weekend before Wednesday’s inauguration of the 46th president, Joe Biden, was ill-timed....

‘One Night In Miami’ tells a long-ago South Florida tale of...

“One Night In Miami” gathers four black legends: boxer Cassius Clay (before he was Muhammad Ali), Cleveland Browns fullback and budding actor Jim Brown,...